Where has this week gone? It’s been a crazy week in the Frugal Rules home. My lovely wife decided it was time to start a potty training “Bootcamp” with our three year-old. So, we get the pleasure of running into the bathroom every two minutes. As if that was not enough fun, our ten month-old started standing up this week, which is great! However, his brother and sister have taken it upon themselves to create a new game…let’s see who can knock him over first! Unfortunately, our youngest does not view said game which much excitement. So, as you can imagine, this leads to just a BIT of nuttiness.
Just to give everyone a heads up, you’ll definitely want to come back on Monday. I am taking part in co-hosting an AWESOME giveaway that begins then. You’ll definitely want visit on Monday to find out what we’re giving away. I can’t say exactly what it is, but it’s one “i” would want under my Christmas tree! Speaking of giveaways…don’t forget about the $100 Cash/Amazon Gift Card Giveaway!
There have been some great blog posts in the blogosphere this week. I still have not come down on a hard number to keep my list to, but it’s my blog, so I can do what I want…right?!? If you have the time, read some of these nice blog posts this weekend. Have a great weekend everyone!
How to Eat Right on a Budget + Giveaway on One Smart Dollar
That Christmas Time of Year on See Debt Run
Are You Making Financial Headway on Midlife Finance
Flash Savings Update, Week # 3 on Mom’s Plans
Little House in Guatemala, Week 5 on Reach Financial Independence
All I Want For Christmas Is… on Pelican On Money
Tracking Expenses: A Budget’s Foundation on The Frugal Path
How to Save Money: Using Cash Envelopes on I Heart Budgets
Overcoming My Biggest Fear… of Public Speaking on Fearless Men
Conflict Resolution Process on Buck Inspire
Do Your Purchases Reflect Your Values on Eyes On The Dollar
Optimizing Images For Your Blog on Modest Money
What to Get Your Husband For Christmas – Ideas For Every Budget on Work Save Live
My Favorite Childhood Christmas Memories on Plunged In Debt
November 2012 Canadian Budget Binder Budget Update on Canadian Budget Binder
Putting Cyber Monday Into Perspective – Infographic on Debt RoundUp
10 Things I Learned From Working at Pizza Hut on Young Adult Money
Plumping Our Family Coffers With an Itty-Bitty Gold Unicorn on Broke-Ass Mommy
Why Do You Blog? On Living Debt Free Rocks
Worry Free Holiday Shopping on Barbara Friedberg Personal Finance
Odd Search Terms
How do I change my life…I have enough problems of my own.
Frugal not working…sounds like you’re doing something wrong then.
How do I sacrifice my family…Uh, I can recommend a good prison
How is the food different than what wealthy people buy…You got me there
How to get money from rich people to pay off your debt…extortion, blackmail, theft…I kid, I kid!
Government more frugal with money…Last I checked, printing off money like a Kinko’s is NOT frugal
Eat my scot in toilet…That’s just nasty!
Carnivals and Mentions
It was another great week for Frugal Rules in the blogosphere. I am always humbled to compile this list and see all the mentions I’ve received. Thanks to everyone who shared or mentioned my blog posts this week. The highlight of the week was the mention by The Simple Dollar and being mentioned by Kiplinger. If I missed you, please shoot me a message and I’ll take care of it next week.
The Simple Dollar Weekly Roundup: Organized Life Edition on The Simple Dollar
The Wealth Builder Carnival #102 on My Wealth Builder
Baby Boomers Blog Carnival #168 on Baby Boomers U.S.
Carnival of Money Pros on Vanessa’s Money
Yakezie Carnival on My Family Finances
Y & T’s Weekend Ramblings on Young and Thrifty
The Money Mail Carnival #4 on The Money Mail
Tax Carnival Ecstasy – November 29, 2012 on 2009 Taxes
Nerdy Finance #17 on The Nerd Wallet
Stock Carnival Ecstasy on Fast Swings
Weekly Personal Finance Blog RoundUp – November 30, 2012 on Debt RoundUp
Finance Fox Weekend Recap – 3 Weeks til Christmas on Finance Fox
Stress Cant’ Stop LinkLuv on Pelican On Money
Mr. CBB’s Weekly Blog Post Picks Nov 30, 2012 Bring on the Eggnog on Canadian Budget Binder
Fearless Men’s Weekly Round-Up November 29, 2012 on Fearless Men
It’s the Weekend, You Say? Weekly Round Up Time Then on Broke-Ass Mommy
Great Reads of the Month on Frugal Habits
Friday’s Fork in the Path: My Second Month Recap on The Frugal Path
Sunday High Fives on Living Debt Free Rocks
Friday Recap, A Panoramic View and a Blogging Tip on Reach Financial Independence
Friends of the Family: Thanksgiving Weekend Edition on The Family Finances
Ghosts of Personal Financial Bloggers Past on My Money Design
Catchy Tune on Free At 33
Personal Finance Week in Review #40 on Work Save Live
End of December 2012 Exclusive Cash Giveaway and Favorite Posts on Modest Money
Quick Hits and Weekend Reading on Young Adult Money
Can’t Take My Eyes Off These Blogs #16 – Hackers Suck Edition on Eyes on The Dollar
Personal Finance Week in Review for December 1 on One Smart Dollar
Photo courtesy of: Mef Felles
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